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Code of Virginia
Title 20. Domestic Relations
Chapter 11. Uniform Collaborative Law Act
1/28/2022

§ 20-183. Waiver and preclusion of privilege.

A. A privilege under § 20-182 may be waived in a record or orally during a proceeding if it is expressly waived by all parties and, in the case of the privilege of a nonparty participant, it is also expressly waived by such participant.

B. A person who makes a disclosure or representation about a collaborative law communication that prejudices another person in a proceeding shall not assert a privilege under § 20-182; such preclusion applies only to the extent necessary for the person prejudiced to respond to the disclosure or representation.

2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 346.

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